From the PGA Tour: A new star, a near fight and some disturbing odds
May 10, 2015 While local golfers have been able to get out and chase the little white ball around for some three weeks now, the professionals on the PGA Tour have been playing for, well, forever. more »»
A salute to the champions and a thought for a fun day at the lanes
May 3, 2015 The bowling season has come to an end. Every league has crowned a champion and that’s my cue to wrap up my bowling columns. It has become a tradition to salute the league champions in this writing. more »»
Do you think sports have chased advertising dollars a little too far?
April 19, 2015 My hobby, which still is ongoing, is to visit Major League Baseball stadiums. I’m at 55 and counting. Atlanta will be my next visit when the Braves open their new stadium north of the city. more »»
Whatever happened to all those matching team bowling shirts?
April 12, 2015 It has been nearly 40 years since I started bowling in a league. Much has remained constant in those years. The four point scoring system is still the method used to measure success. more »»
In the middle of an exciting bowling version of a pennant race
April 5, 2015 In my Monday night bowling league at Dunn’s Lanes, five teams are at or near the top of the standings. To suggest that it is anybody’s half to win would be an understatement. more »»
Standing the test of time: The Senior League at the K of C Lanes
March 29, 2015 The term that best describes the place may well be cozy. Of course if you have any claustrophobia issues you may use a different word. For sure, the place is small, quaint and unique. more »»
Then and now: Bowling and other news from 1977 and this week
March 22, 2015 Some of my most loyal readers were talking the other day about columns I have written in the past about, well, the past. They enjoyed seeing names of fellow bowlers from years ago. more »»
Kluber solid for 3 innings in 1st start, Indians tie Dodgers
March 8, 2015 GOODYEAR, Ariz. more »»
Remarkable city bowling tournament closes with a perfecto
March 1, 2015 As I waited for the final results to be tabulated, I surveyed the scene at Heritage Family Center. It was Friday and the clock was nearing 11 p.m.. more »»
Say, did you ever wonder what goes on behind those bowling pins?
February 15, 2015 My league bowling career spans nearly 40 years. For many of those I sat and listened to the calls of “180 on six” or “deadwood on 12” or “ball on 10. more »»
Local bowling community mourns loss of a sports icon
February 8, 2015 We received the news Monday evening. After throwing shadow balls in our league at Dunn’s Lanes, proprietor Pat Weidner took to the PA and made the announcement. more »»
Pats overcome adversity for their latest championship
February 2, 2015 PHOENIX (AP) — The celebration seemed muted, maybe because these Patriots had gone through so much just to have a chance to win. more »»